Monthly archive

January, 2015

  • To the Editor, I was delighted to see the story in the Dec 24, 2014 about my Aunt Adeline Jarussi Donnes celebrating her 100th birthday. However, I was stunned to see how her last name was misspelled. Seriously,  how could any one living in Red Lodge, Montana misspell that name, it is on about 5 buildings downtown and probably one fourth of...
  • To the Editor, This is regard to the article written by Alastair Baker that appeared in the Carbon County News on Jan. 22 about Newt and Bobbie Sacks. Newt and Bobbie have been good friends of ours for a number of years.  The article was written with little or no regard to the pain they and their families are going through. In a large part,...
  • Boys Thursday Joliet 71, Lodge Grass 57 For Joliet: Wyatt Kramer 2, Levi Mydland 3, Terryn Bermes 34, Jared Schwend 8, ty Olson 3, Cam Lloyd 12, Jordan Polesky 6, Josh Whitehead 1. Friday Broadview-Lavina 84, Fromberg 35 For Fromberg: Donny Robertson 2, Kaleb Berkmoes 9, Levi Wilm 7, Tyler Wilm 3, Triston Barker 3, Taylor Garst 11. Saturday...
  • Red Lodge Rams boys’ basketball won two critical games over the weekend, first against Forsyth and then at Lame Deer.  Lame Deer, one of the top class B teams in the state, could not withstand Red Lodge’s tenacity resulting in a stunning one-point Ram victory.  The Rams, down 10 points to Lame Deer at half time, started off firing early in the...
  • Red Lodge City Council appointed Joel Todd as the new prosecuting attorney at its recent meeting although both Aldermen Bill Foisy and Bill Larson abstained. The two-year contract for the previous prosecuting attorney Hope Freeman had expired last July. Freeman did apply for the job along with Todd and after an interview process by members of the...
  • Tears of joy and surprise flowed at the annual Chamber honors event last Friday to announce the Red Lodge Business Person of the Year and Citizen of the Year. Cheers rang out at the Pollard Pub for both Pat Luptak who won the business award and Clare Witcomb for top citizen. For the first time the Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce, who hosts the...
  • To the Editor, Question:  Should Republicans select Republican candidates and Democrats select Democrat candidates?  That is the question? Since they will be blamed, they should certainly have the right to select their own candidates and I applaud Montana Republican individuals for making the long, cold journey to Helena...
  • To the Editor, In 2014 BareTooth Cupboards Food Bank served 1,670 households with a total of 4,176 individuals. We could not do this very necessary work without the support we receive in both money and donated food from our local community.  We wish to thank all of you who so generously supported us last year. Without you we...
  • No formal charges will be filed against Joleit Police Chief Kyle Croft regarding domestic violence allegations. In a statement issued by Nancy Rohde Stillwater County Attorney, she said, "On Dec.30, 2014, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office requested a courtesy agency assist from a neutral law enforcement agency to investigate a report...
  • Carbon County Search and Rescue and Sheriff's Department have found the body of 34 year old Michael Phillips. He was found on Saturday 3/4 of a mile from a friend's house in Joliet where he had been visiting. No more information is available at present. Phillips, had been last seen at approximately 4 a.m. Jan. 9 walking east out of Joliet...